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  1. brickwizard

    linux wont run

    @corpral_canad Please tel us the Make Model and full model number of your machine IF its a home build then the make/model of the motherboard/graphics/sound/ & other main components you used If you can boot it then please run in a terminal inxi -Fnxz [inxi space -fnxz] copy and paste...
  2. brickwizard

    RESURRECT A OLD NOTEBOOK

    If you are keeping the netbook as stock [with 512 mb ram] there are a few very lightweight choices, if you increase to 1mb the choice widens dramatically, if you increase it to 2mb [the max the board will take in most cases] you will be able to run almost any distribution. problems you may...
  3. brickwizard

    I have ordered a Samsung X460 Laptop I am wondering if anyone has used one?

    from what the spec looks like. I forsee no problems with the hardware. on a 2008 machine I can foresee one possible problem. It may not be USB bootable [era of change over] so it may have be a iso dvd install. Bwiz
  4. brickwizard

    Questions About Linux

    you have more than one option depending on your equipment and commitment, duel boot as suggested by my friend above, if you have room a second on board drive for Linux keeping your current window drive separate or simpler still is to install Linux to a pen-drive with persistence now this will...
  5. brickwizard

    Drivers from igpu ryzen 3 5300u

    whilst typing my kernel has updated to 5.4.0-88.99
  6. brickwizard

    Drivers from igpu ryzen 3 5300u

    so I assume you have the latest kernel they offer [Kernel: 5.4.0-86-generic] have you tried using the "Additional drivers" to see if it can find one in the repository's [I have read they were due to be in kernel 5.4 onwards but thats no guarentee ]
  7. brickwizard

    Drivers from igpu ryzen 3 5300u

    that is strange when the website clearly states *OS Support Windows 10 - 64-Bit Edition RHEL x86 64-Bit Ubuntu x86 64-Bit *Operating System (OS) support will vary by manufacturer.
  8. brickwizard

    Drivers from igpu ryzen 3 5300u

    what distribution are you using ?
  9. brickwizard

    Drivers from igpu ryzen 3 5300u

    they are available for RHEL and Ubuntu this from AMD https://www.amd.com/en/support/apu/amd-ryzen-processors/amd-ryzen-3-mobile-processors-radeon-graphics/amd-ryzen-3-5300u
  10. brickwizard

    I'm new to linux and im having a problem with my gpu

    Radeon™ Software for Linux® 20.50 Highlights Provide support for the Radeon RX 6700 XT Series of graphics cards Introduce full support for RHEL / CentOS 8.3 Introduce preview support for Ubuntu 20.04.2
  11. brickwizard

    I'm new to linux and im having a problem with my gpu

    @simis yes.. however if you downloaded from AMD you will have a tar/ file which needs to be decompressed
  12. brickwizard

    I'm new to linux and im having a problem with my gpu

    there was a big blog on this a while back, if you click on the link I posted [ drivers for Ubuntu are fairly new]
  13. brickwizard

    I'm new to linux and im having a problem with my gpu

    @simis if you have downloaded the drivers have you installed them amdgpu-install
  14. brickwizard

    I'm new to linux and im having a problem with my gpu

    as i said the drivers for this card ARE not included in Ubuntu
  15. brickwizard

    I'm new to linux and im having a problem with my gpu

    good guess its a driver problem, the drivers for your card is not included in Ubuntu, see this from AMD/ATI it includes the software you need https://www.amd.com/en/support/kb/release-notes/rn-amdgpu-unified-linux-20-50 Bwiz
  16. brickwizard

    grazie per l'accoglienza

    Welcome to the forums, tell us more about yourself /your kit & why linux ? any other interest? Bwiz
  17. brickwizard

    intel core i series generation interchangeability

    only $140 just looked at my 4th gen I5 and to upgrade that to get a 10% improvement is $ 355.67 do I think it's worth it...No i dam well don't
  18. brickwizard

    intel core i series generation interchangeability

    Hi mate.. your best chance of a successful upgrade [but no guarantee] is the Core i7-860 BUT performance improvement over cost tells me its not worth it.. but its your bucks to play with. https://www.cpu-world.com/Compare/331/Intel_Core_i5_i5-750_vs_Intel_Core_i7_i7-860.html
  19. brickwizard

    Mint OS freezes when I poweroff [Kernel Panic]

    Nearly all the main distros are based on Debian,, which are then re-worked to form another clone or variant and re-worked again to form more same but different clones, the builders of the each clone will choose what they build into their respective distributions [eg.. Debian begat Ubuntu...
  20. brickwizard

    Steam Proton, Lutrix, Wine, nothing really works... why?

    Pop is a distribution made by system76 business solutions to run on their own in house products, it is not what I consider a friendly distro on other makers kit, If its for gaming only, then a specialist distro like Drauger OS may suite you more [but its not suitable for daily normal use] or...
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